Jerks With Homes: How to deal with members of the public who are being jerks about homeless folks

Jul 23, 2020 02:00pm -
Jul 23, 2020 03:00pm
(GMT-5)

Event Description

Jerks With Homes:  How to deal with members of the public who are being jerks about homeless folks

Some of the issues covered:

  • How to sort out bigotry from “legitimate” concerns.
  • How flight attendants can teach you a valuable skill.
  • How to combat the dehumanization of people.

Presented by Ryan Dowd:

  • Author of the American Library Association book, The Librarian’s Guide to Homelessness.
  • Executive Director of a large homeless shelter outside of Chicago.
  • Global trainer to libraries, police departments, nonprofits and other organizations on how to compassionately manage problematic behavior from troubled individuals.

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Event Type:Training
Category:Community
Early registration ends on Jul 05, 2020.
Regular registration starts on Jul 06, 2020 and ends on Jul 20, 2020.
Late registration starts on Jul 21, 2020.
(GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)